|Flavor:||Sweet & Spicy|
|Made From:||Batavia Arrack & Sugar|
|Produced By:||J. CEDERLUNDS SÃ–NER|
|Location:||New York, N.Y.|
The Cederlunds started manufacturing punsch in 1845. The family had been wine dealers for generations. The first punsch was produced in two variations: Pounsch n:o 1 and Pounsch n:o 2. And where did the manufacturing take place? – In the cellar of the House of Nobels.Furthermore the company rented the cellar of the Royal Palace as a bottling and warehouse space. For the sake of convenience, a little railway was built under the palace for transportation.
Later on when King Oskar II and his wife Sofia moved into the palace, Sofia had her doubts about living on a “punsch mountain”. She complained about the smell. A commission was set up to look into the complaints and found that they were not justified. The fact of the matter is that it wasn’t until 1967 that the cellar of the palace ceased to be used as a warehouse for punsch.
Today punsch is a popular drink among old and young. It is drunk warm with pea soup and ice cold with coffee.